Dan has been actively involved in sports medicine and sports science research for many years with multiple peer-reviewed publications in high-ranking academic journals. His research interests include injury epidemiology, injury prevention, return-to-play strategies, athletic profiling and the relationship between growth/maturation and performance and injury.
Injuries in elite-level women’s football – a two-year prospective study in the Irish Women’s National League
Players’, Head Coaches’, and Medical Personnels’ Knowledge and Perceptions of Injuries and Injury Prevention in Elite-Level Women’s Football in Ireland.
‘More than likely the men come first. That’s just very frustrating’. A qualitative exploration of contextual factors affecting the implementation of injury prevention initiatives and the provision of effective injury management in elite-level women’s club football in Ireland.
- Injury incidence rates in women’s football: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective injury surveillance studies
- Age–Group Differences in Reactive Strength and Measures of Intra-day Reliability in Female International Footballers
- Differences in anthropometric and physical performance characteristics between U17, U19, and Senior Irish female international football players
- The relationship of aerobic endurance and linear speed on repeat sprint ability performance in female international footballers
- Quantification of internal and external training load during a training camp in senior international female footballers
- Premature Professionalisation or Early Engagement? Examining Practise in Football Player Pathways
- The Irish Football Player Pathway: Examining Stakeholder Coherence Throughout and Across the Player Development System
- A tale of two selection biases: The independent effects of relative age and biological maturity on player selection in the Football Association of Ireland’s national talent pathway
- The selection advantages associated with advanced biological maturation vary according to playing position in national-level youth soccer